Ask your candidates to support LGBT equality this election
Scotland has come a long way for LGBT equality, but we still have a long way to go. That’s why, in this year’s Scottish Parliament elections, we’re asking voters to contact their candidates and ask them to support our manifesto for LGBT equality.
How to contact your candidates
You can contact candidates standing in your area through Who Can I Vote For? - please note that this is an external site and Stonewall Scotland takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the content.
What should I say?
Below is a suggested email to use or adapt, but writing your own will be more effective. If you’ve got a story you want to tell, make sure you share it with the candidates – real experiences can help people understand why these issues matter.
Scotland has come a long way for LGBT equality, but we still have a long way to go. As a voter in your constituency and a supporter of LGBT equality, I wanted to ask you to support Stonewall Scotland’s LGBT Manifesto. If elected as my MSP, will you commit to:
I would appreciate it if you could email back and let me know whether you will support Stonewall Scotland’s campaign for LGBT equality.
Thank you for taking the time to read this email – I look forward to hearing from you.”
I'm a candidate - what can I do?
We welcome support for our campaign from across the political spectrum. If you’re a candidate and would like to support our campaign, tweet at @StonewallScot or email email@example.com